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Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg

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Railroad route Petrozavodsk - Saint-Petersburg overview

Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg depart 3 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 05:05, the last - 22:16. Travel time between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg takes from 05h 24min to 11h 58min. Train tickets from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg cost from 28 USD to 274 USD, depending on a train category, ticket category, date of travel and additional services.


On this page we have collected all the important, useful and relevant information about the railway and trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg: train schedules, train types, travel time, ticket classes and prices, main trains on a route, recommended trains, answers to frequently asked questions and traveler reviews.

  • The relevance of the information on this page is September 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск)

Arrival station:

Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
05:05 10:41 05h 36min 021Ч Regular Train 67 USD
06:36 12:00 05h 24min 803Ч Lastochka Regular Train 33 USD
13:54 01:52 11h 58min 160А Regular Train 28 USD
15:20 22:16 06h 56min 015А Arctic Regular Train 65 USD
22:40 06:24 07h 44min 011А Regular Train 35 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

Yes there are direct trains departing from Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск) and arriving to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). Trains depart 3 times a day.

Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg depart from Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск) and arrive to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 803Ч Lastochka, departing at 06:36 from Petrozavodsk and arriving to Ladozhskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 803Ч Lastochka - 05h 24min. Tickets cost from 33 USD.

The cheapest train is 160А , departing at 13:54 from Petrozavodsk, traveling for 11h 58min and arriving to Ladozhskiy Railway station at 01:52. Tickets for this train cost from 28 USD.

Travel time between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg takes from 05h 24min to 11h 58min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg depart from Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск). The first train a day departs at 05:05.

Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg arrive to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg usually cost from 28 USD to 274 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case you are able to catch the best fares, starting from 28 USD per passenger, which is not available a few days before the departure.

Yes, you can buy tickets online on our website.

Yes, trains in Russia are safe and convenient. You can travel from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg by train without any problems.

In rare cases, there really are changes in the schedule: changing the departure time, canceling trains, launching additional trains, but in most of cases this schedule is accurate. In all situations, we urge you to build your plans based on a real schedule for a specific date, and not on an approximate generalized schedule

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable trains for you (at the end of this page). You can use our recommendation. However, please keep in mind that tickets for recommended trains are usually bought first, so they can simply be sold out at the desired date.
Use our ticket search system, indicating the date and number of passengers of interest. After downloading the results - use the filters by departure time, arrival time, travel time, ticket price and ticket classes - so you will find the best trains that best meet your requirements. If there are no trains left after applying the filters, clean the filters and try again.

Train categories on a route between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

Regular Trains

Regular Train is historically the first class of trains, nowadays is the most common type of train in Russia that can take you to almost everywhere, slow and reliable. Such trains run at a speed of about 60-80 km/h and make stops at all (or most) stations on their route. Stops can be either for 1-5 minutes, or for 20-30 and even for an hour and a half. Check the train route and duration of stops using the ROUTE button next to each train.

Regular Trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg depart 3 times a day, covering the whole route from 05h 24min to 12h 02min.

Regular Trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg have the following numbers: 021Ч, 160А, 011А, 803Ч, 015А

Interesting fact: at long stops, passengers of Regular Trains often go to the platform and buy traditional pies or local crafts from Babushkas on the platform.
Important: at stops, do not go far from the train! You may not notice the train departing and your personal belongings will go on a trip without you, and you can stay at this station for several hours or even days. Your ticket will not be valid for traveling on the next train and you will have to buy a new ticket at the box office of this station. The staff does not speak any language other than Russian.

Tickets for the Regular Train are usually cheaper (compared to other classes of trains or plane tickets). Regular Train on the route from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg have the following ticket classes:

  • 4-сl. open sitting - from 28 USD
  • Sitting (Basic) - from 33 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 35 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 37 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 57 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
05:05 10:41 05h 36min 021Ч 67 USD
06:36 12:00 05h 24min 803Ч Lastochka 33 USD
13:54 01:52 11h 58min 160А 28 USD
15:20 22:16 06h 56min 015А Arctic 65 USD
22:40 06:24 07h 44min 011А 35 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

1-сl. sleeping compt.

Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the type of the carriage, meal-set, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt.

2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


3-сl. open sleeping

3-Class Open Sleeping also known as "Platzkart" or "Hostel Sleeping", the open type carriage with couchettes, is one of the cheapest options to travel by rail. The Plazlkart is rather comfortable and gives an opportunity to travel in a big company, mix with locals and chat with neighbours all the time.


4-сl. open sitting

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Sitting (Basic)

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Popular trains on a route Petrozavodsk - Saint-Petersburg

803Ч, Lastochka Regular Train

Departing from Petrozavodsk at 06:36 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 12:00
Travel Time - 05h 24min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 33 USD


015А, Arctic Regular Train

Departing from Petrozavodsk at 15:20 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 22:16
Travel Time - 06h 56min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 65 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 97 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 274 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg:

160А,   Regular Train
Departing from Petrozavodsk at 13:54 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 01:52
Travel Time - 11h 58min

Ticket classes:

4-сl. open sitting - from 28 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 37 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 53 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 57 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg:

015А, Arctic  Regular Train
Departing from Petrozavodsk at 15:20 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 22:16
Travel Time - 06h 56min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 65 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 97 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 274 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg:

803Ч, Lastochka  Regular Train
Departing from Petrozavodsk at 06:36 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 12:00
Travel Time - 05h 24min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 33 USD


 

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